People First Party reveals legislators-at-large party list for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Critics have observed that the People First Party’s legislators-at-large party list, which was announced on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20), reflects Foxconn founder Ter...

James Soong registers as presidential candidate for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The People First Party's (PFP) James Soong registered as a presidential candidate at the Central Election Committee (CEC) on Monday (Nov. 18), CNA reported. Soong r...

Tsai to announce Lai as running mate for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will announce former Premier William Lai (賴清德) as her running mate for the 2020 presidential election on Sunday (Nov. 17) at the est...

Simon Chang could prove a bigger threat to Tsai than Han Kuo-yu

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s presidential election continues to heat up, with the big news this week being the announcement of the running mate for KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). ...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (57 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan presidential election is 57 days away. Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining...

Foxconn founder said to be weighing run in 2024 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and former CEO Terry Gou (郭台銘) is said to be considering running for president again in 2024 after the Kuomintang (KMT) party dealt a blow to his plans to ...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (60 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

Wang Jin-pyng opts out of Taiwan 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 12) that he is withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race, confirming the presidential bid of th...

Poll suggests Tsai maintains lead even if PFP enters election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 election just two months away, a poll shows incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has extended her lead over the K...

Foxconn founder’s camp rebuts rumors of Gou-Soong presidential ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou's (郭台銘) camp denied rumors on Saturday (Nov. 9) that the business tycoon is considering relaunching his presidential bid with People First Pa...

A wonderful week for Tsai, but she mustn’t get complacent

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once famously said, “A week is a long time in politics.” That has certainly been the case for President Tsai ...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (64 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

PFP leader James Soong could change Taiwan's 2020 election landscape: political observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is said to be "highly likely" to run for Taiwan's presidency, a political observer has said such a mov...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...